Conor Walls - Library & Information professional

Cataloguer at National Library of Ireland



Current location


Work category

Admin and Clerical



I am a Library & Information professional actively seeking work in the library/information field, or related areas.

Able to give presentations, conduct research, assimilate and present information at short notice.

Held a careers seminar for MLIS students, in conjunction with UCD Careers Centre.

Presented to Irish History Students’ Association, 2008.

Conor Walls's Professional Experience

2012 - 2012

National Gallery of Ireland - Intern

Cataloguing, appointments management, research, data entry, dealing with old and rare material.

Key Skills
2011 - 2012

National Library of Ireland - Cataloguer

• Cataloguing Ordnance Survey Maps from the 19th and 20th Centuries
• Re – housing the Elmes Topographical collection, which contains prints from the 17th – 20th Centuries; preserving this material and creating space.
• Preserving and cataloguing theatre ephemera from the Holloway Collection; involve finding dates for playbills and organising them by venue, country and year.
• Cataloguing previously unsorted Martyn Turner Collection (political caricatures) using MARC standards with Virtua.
• Other historically significant projects and collections.

2011 - 2011

Royal College of Physicians - Library Assistant/Cataloguer


Cataloguing 18th and 19th Century medical texts, using ALICE.
Handling old texts and materials.
Assisting the Librarian in sorting and organising a large amount of previously un -
catalogued material

2010 - 2011

Dublin Business School - Library Assistant

Duties/ Activities:
Reference desk, including updating holdings records and processing books.
Assisting students & staff with queries,
Receiving fines and other transactions,
Data entry
loose -leaf filing,
Acquisitions and processing new books and journals.
Cataloguing &classification.
Familiarity with Legal texts and circulation between different library premises.

Key Skills
data Filing
2010 - 2010

University College - Night Porter

Duties - providing a safe residential environment, maintenance, security and administration of the accommodation facilities.

Key Skills